When Marie Osmond isn't busy making music ("Music Is Medicine") she is working with the charity she co-founded. Children's Miracle Network Hospitals raises funds for children's hospitals, medical research and raises community awareness of children's health issues.
When your child is spending a lot of time in the hospital, nothing is normal. You don't have time or energy to try to "do Christmas" and the outside world pretty much goes on as if everything is status quo.
Attiah was inspired to write the JAMA editorial after visiting one such pleasant children's hospital during his pediatric
This holiday season, thousands of kids across North America will be spending their holidays in a children's hospital fighting scary things like cancer, kidney disease or one of many other terrible illnesses or injuries. But they have reason to hope.